April 2011

April 2011

  • HAND PROTECTION: Productivity: Small Changes Can Lead to Large Gains
  • HAND PROTECTION: A New Generation of Latex Gloves
  • DEFIBRILLATORS & CPR: How to Implement a Successful AED Program
  • FALL PROTECTION: Shock-Absorbing Lanyards Can Let You Down
  • FALL PROTECTION: System Offers Access and Safety
  • INDOOR AIR QUALITY: A New Standard for Mold Assessment
  • FIRST AID TRAINING: Revising and Retraining for Greater Survival Rates
  • WELLNESS: Fun, Simple, Rewarding: The New Paradigm
  • FOOT PROTECTION: Using Dielectric and Electrical Hazard Shoes
  • INCENTIVES: A Tool for Culture Change
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Cover Story

How to Implement a Successful AED Program

By David Bingham

Before taking steps to implement the program, you must understand the specific state and local requirements.


Features

A Tool for Culture Change

By Jerry Laws

"Engagement-based safety" utilizes incentives as they should be used, rewarding employees for proactively doing the right things, says KL&P Motivation's Jon Kaufman.


Shock-Absorbing Lanyards Can Let You Down

By Hugh Smith

With the reduction in size and weight comes a reduction in price, making PFLs more affordable than ever.


Revising and Retraining for Greater Survival Rates

By Lisa Williams

Organizations involved in training first aiders fast-tracked their new courses and materials when the new AHA guidelines came out.


Parts made, safety, and employee morale have a significant impact.

Productivity: Small Changes Can Lead to Large Gains

By Ray Morris

Parts made, safety, and employee morale have a significant impact. A tire manufacturer saved $500,000 from its injury costs the first year.


Fun, Simple, Rewarding: The New Paradigm

By Doug Keare

Three keywords are the way to go with programs that encourage employees to become interested in better health.


Using Dielectric and Electrical Hazard Shoes

By Hugh Hoagland

Minute holes in the soles of the footwear are the biggest area of concern in the protection scenarios.


This system provides fall protection for operators during refueling of vehicles at Camp Lejeune.

New System Offers Access and Safety

By Doug Ingram

A refueling system installed at the Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune used aluminum safety enclosures to provide fall protection for operators during refueling and adjustable chain stops for extra sturdiness.


A New Standard for Mold Assessment

By Jerry Laws

The ASTM D7338 standard sets the bar for best practice for assessing fungal growth in buildings. A sampling guide and strategy will be one of the next work items for the subcommittee.


A New Generation of Latex Gloves

By William R. Doyle

Most proteins that can trigger latex allergies can be removed.


Departments

9 Cs for Communicating More Persuasively

By Robert Pater

As much as possible, provide a continuous communication thread.